Organizational Structure

When school and district leaders align their efforts around SEL, academics, and equity they support a greater impact in advancing life opportunities and outcomes for all students.

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SELWell Menu of Supports

Boston's Office of Social Emotional Learning & Wellness (SELWell) is made up of a range of departments that work together to improve the social, emotional, and physical health and wellness of all students. This menu includes a snapshot of each contributing team and their services organized by tier.

SOURCE: Boston Public Schools

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SELWell Menu of Supports

Boston's Office of Social Emotional Learning & Wellness (SELWell) is made up of a range of departments that work together to improve the social, emotional, and physical health and wellness of all students. This menu includes a snapshot of each contributing team and their services organized by tier.

SOURCE: Boston Public Schools

TAGS trauma SEL partnerships MTSS professional learning

Boston Public Schools Office of Social Emotional Learning & Wellness brochure

Boston's Office of Social Emotional Learning and Wellness (SELWell) is a collaborative department including athletics, health services, health and wellness, behavioral health, and other student support services alongside social and emotional learning instruction.

SOURCE: Boston Public Schools

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Metro Nashville Public Schools Organizational Structure

See page 13 of MNPS' organizational chart, showing how SEL is situated within the Office of Student Services and School Operations, alongside extended learning, student health, counseling, and discipline teams. The SEL team also encompasses restorative practices.

SOURCE: Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

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Boston Public Schools Organizational Chart 2019

Boston includes a collaborative SELWell department within the Office of Academics, Student Supports, and Equity

SOURCE: Boston Public Schools

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Sacramento SEL Board Training

Sacramento's presentation to the Board, sharing evidence of effectiveness of SEL implementation at pilot sites.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

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SEL and MTSS District Office Organizational Chart

Austin's organizational chart -- in this district, SEL and MTSS are housed in one department and includes support for health, counseling, dropout and truancy prevention, and disability.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

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Mid-sized District Organizational Chart

Sacramento City's org chart showing clear areas for convergence between SEL and the district's student support services, while housed within curriculum & instruction (see page 10).

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS district organizational charts human and financial resource alignment integrate with district priorities

District Organizational Chart: SEL within Student Equity and Opportunity

Denver Public Schools' Student Equity and Opportunity Office includes SEL within the larger category of Whole Child Support

SOURCE: Denver Public Schools

TAGS district organizational charts human and financial resource alignment integrate with district priorities

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A Case for School Connectedness

Short article from Educational Leadership describing the impact of strong school connectedness on academic achievement, behavior, absenteeism, and school completion, as well as and practices that enhance it.

SOURCE: Magazine/Newsletter

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Three Signature Practices: Creating the Conditions for Adult Learning

Highly engaging, effective and purposeful meetings and professional learning experiences are created using three key social and emotional learning practices = welcoming rituals, engaging practices, and optimistic closures. This short document provides the purpose / example of each.

SOURCE: Oakland Unified School District

TAGS PLC mindfulness three signature practices self awareness SEL coaching for staff instructional practices building community professional learning district SEL expertise

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